Man stabbed multiple times on Maitland Street while sat in his car

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A 60-year-old man has been rushed to hospital after being stabbed multiple times while sat in his car on Maitland Street, Bedford yesterday (Saturday).

Police were called to the area at around 4 pm and found the man had been stabbed multiple times in his chest and neck.

A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and is being held by police for questioning.

Detective Chief Inspector Marie Gresswell, investigating, said: “We are working to establish the circumstances of this incident, and are following up several lines of enquiry.

“We believe this was an isolated incident with no risk to the wider public, and our officers remain on scene to give reassurance to residents and listen to any concerns they may have.

“We would also like to hear from anyone who may have been in the area at that time and has any dash cam footage, CCTV, or information, which could help us in our investigation.”

Anyone with information can report it to police online or by calling 101, quoting reference number 305 of 5 June.

They can also call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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